Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Congratulations to Father Hallé on 50 Years of Service

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Congratulations to Father Hallé on 50 Years of Service

  It is that time again for us to be aware of animals and children left in hot cars. Dr. Ernie Ward’s video at: http://drernieward shows him placing himself in a hot car and how fast he wanted to get out of it, suffering so quickly from the intense heat after only minutes. Another informative […]

Seniors Situation Room Victoria Day & Summer Camp by Dawn Ford

Seniors Situation Room Victoria Day & Summer Camp by Dawn Ford

    There are some nice people in our world and some nice companies also. It seems that Yardi Canada Ltd. is both. Yardi is a property management software company for real estate worldwide. They are coordinating a project with the Alberta Residential Landlord Association, The Capital Region Housing Corporation, and the City of Edmonton […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Bishop’s House Fundraiser APRIL 1, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Bishop’s House Fundraiser APRIL 1, 2016

  There will be a fundraising dinner for the restoration of the Bishop’s House in St. Raphael’s on April 16th. Cocktails at 5:30 and dinner at 6pm. It will be held in the Char- Lan Recreation Center in Williamstown. and will be hosted by the restoration committee, The Glengarry Fencibles Trust. Cost is $60 per […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford HAPPY Easter! & Child Haven International MARCH 20, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford HAPPY Easter! & Child Haven International MARCH 20, 2016

  The tenants at Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence are collecting food for a local food bank as they do for Thanksgiving and Christmas each year also. Food collections are under way for various food banks such as the Salvation Army, Trinity Anglican Church Food Cupboard, Agape Center and St. Vincent de Paul Society. It is a […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – February Is Heart & Stroke Month FEB 19, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – February Is Heart & Stroke Month FEB 19, 2016

  Happy Birthday on February 28th. to Randy Lalonde, one of our dedicated Paramedics. I have known Randy for a long time. He worked with me years ago at Mount Carmel House Treatment Center for Drug and Alcohol Abuse in St. Raphael’s. He was a conscientious worker and a very caring and committed staff member. […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bob Turner Needs to be Honoured FEB 14, 2016

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Bob Turner Needs to be Honoured FEB 14, 2016

  Our City Councillor and columnist for the Seaway News, Claude McIntosh is advocating some honour to be bestowed in memory of the late Bob Turner. In his excellent article in the Seaway News of January 9th. Mr. McIntosh has credited Bob with bringing minor sports to Cornwall. Bob Turner was our city’s first Recreation […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JANUARY is Alzheimer’s Month

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JANUARY is Alzheimer’s Month

  January is Alzheimer’s Awareness month and the Alzheimer Society has launched a new initiative called Dementia Friends. They are hoping that the community will make a difference by becoming more inclusive of some people with dementia and/or their caregivers. It could involve us learning more about the disease, or volunteer to take a person […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Cornwall Community Christmas 2015!

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Cornwall Community Christmas 2015!

    I had the opportunity to be a volunteer for a few hours at the Cornwall Community Christmas dinner at the Agora Center on Christmas day. What a party!!! Smiling faces on everyone: volunteers and guests. There was music, prizes and great food and… great company!! I can’t imagine how Darlene Walsh and Bernadette […]

Senior Situation by Dawn Ford – Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah 2015!

Senior Situation by Dawn Ford – Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah 2015!

Christmas lights are going up on houses. As the song says, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Restaurants are decorating also. I was in the Cornwall BBQ the other day and they were trimming the restaurant with beautiful red poinsettias. Very pretty. It seems the Family Corner Restaurant at 9th. and Pitt […]

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Type 2 Diabetes & CGH News OCT 5, 2015

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Type 2 Diabetes & CGH News OCT 5, 2015

In the October issue of Good Times Magazine are two very informative short articles on Diabetes by Wendy Haaf on the ‘Health On the Record’ page. One of the articles talks about the food order in which Type 2 Diabetics ingest their food can make a difference in the blood sugar levels. When the different […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bishop’s Palace Saved in St. Raphael’s AUG 31, 2015

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Bishop’s Palace Saved in St. Raphael’s AUG 31, 2015

  The Bishop’s Palace in St. Raphael’s has been saved, thanks to a hard working committee, the Glengarry Fencibles Trust. It was doomed to go under the chopping block for demolition in July. The committee was able to stall that from happening by asking the South Glengarry Council to stop the demolition of the 208 […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lawrence Welk Birthdays & Child Haven Int’l AUG 18, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lawrence Welk Birthdays & Child Haven Int’l AUG 18, 2015

  My brother Ron Herrington is a resident of Heritage Heights Retirement Home. His good friend Bob Katz visits Ron every week. Bob also picks up my brother once a week and brings Ron to his home for dinner where he cooks Ron’s favourite foods for him. I get invited which is nice.(No cooking and […]

Senior Situation room by Dawn Ford – You’re Never Too Old! 50th Column! AUG 3, 2015

Senior Situation room by Dawn Ford – You’re Never Too Old!   50th Column!   AUG 3, 2015

    In the March/April 2015 issue of Spirituality and Health Magazine, there is an article by a writer and Educator, Joan Leof. According to her web site, www.joanloef.com, writing has been her medicine and muse since she wrote her first poem at age 8. Her memoir is now available, ‘Fatal if Swollowed. Reclaiming Creativity […]